April 6, 2013

Men's Rowing Competes Versus Columbia, Dartmouth & MIT

WORCESTER, Mass. ­­– The Holy Cross men's rowing team competed versus EARC members Columbia, Darmouth and MIT on Lake Quinsigamond on Saturday. The Crusaders placed third in all four races, while Columbia won three of the four.

No. 15 Columbia won the varsity eight race with a time of 5:50.9, while No. 17 Dartmouth placed second with a time of 5:56.8, the Crusaders placed third with a time of 6:07.2 and MIT placed fourth with a time of 6:10.2. Columbia also won the second varsity eight race with a time of 5:56.4 as Dartmouth placed second with a time of 6:04.2, the Crusaders placed third with a time of 6:07.8 and MIT placed fourth with a time of 6:17.2.

Dartmouth placed first in the varsity four race with a time of 7:08.7, while MIT placed second with a time of 7:20.5, Holy Cross placed third with a time of 7:22.8 and Columbia placed fourth with a time of 7:23.2. Columbia took the third varsity eight race with a time of 6:05.9 as Dartmouth placed second with a time of 6:08.7, the Crusaders' freshman eight placed third with a time of 6:18.1 and the Crusaders' third varsity eight placed fourth with a time of 6:25.5.

The Crusaders return to action when they will travel to Washington, D.C., for the George Washington Invitational on Friday and Saturday, April 12-13, on the Potomac River.

Holy Cross Varsity eight: Michael Fitzgerald (coxswain), Jordan Traub, Nick Forgione, Peter Prominski, Anthony Curro, Henry Van Damme, Mike Walker, Andrew Cecchetti, Pat Rapuano.        

Holy Cross Second Varsity Eight: Christian Brooks (coxswain), Paul Gaffney, Kevin Moran, Alex Brandon, John Burke, Andrew McNamara, Tiarnan Doherty, Nicholas Powers, Connor May.   

Holy Cross Varsity Four: Eddie Ryan (coxswain), Patrick Loughran, Conor Faron, Danny Mitchell, Mike Held.       

Holy Cross Freshman Eight: J.T. Kearney (coxswain), Connor Dilworth, Sam Shaw, Brian Sullivan, Sam Poryanda, T.J. Watts, Joe Nolan, Jon Bachmann, Casey Norton.       

Holy Cross Third Varsity Eight: John Gentile (coxswain), Brian Clark, James LaVersa, Mike Lindsay, Robert Weitzel, Ryan Hallisey, J.D. Power, Nick Whalen, Kyle Larkin.